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MI: H1N2v case in a Berrier Co. fairgoer

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  • MI: H1N2v case in a Berrier Co. fairgoer


    Human case of swine flu found in Michigan
    The MDHHS is urging fairgoers to take precautions when attending events that feature swine.
    By TV6 News Team
    Published: Sep. 12, 2022 at 2:46 PM EDT|Updated: 5 hours ago

    LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has announced a human case of Influenza A (H1N2)v, otherwise known as “swine flu,” in the state. MDHHS and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) are urging fairgoers to take precautions to prevent infection at upcoming fairs where swine may be exhibited.

    The case was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sept. 9, in a Berrien County fairgoer who had contact with swine at the Berrien County Youth Fair. The fair was held Aug. 15-20. Fair officials are working collaboratively with MDHHS and the Berrien County Health Department...